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Caught on Camera in Tooting and Battersea

Caught on Camera returns to Eardley Road in Tooting and Ashley Crescent in Battersea this week with fly-tippers who think that they can get away with dumping everything from some black bags to a sofa illegally.   

28 Sep 21

Renewed appeal for homes for Afghan families

Wandsworth Council has reiterated its appeal to private landlords and residents with second homes in the borough to come forward if they are able to offer housing for the Afghan resettlement schemes.

24 Sep 21

Battersea Park Fireworks are back 

Wandsworth Council’s Battersea Park Fireworks show is back!  

27 Sep 21

Wandsworth is open for business with new Tube connections

Local businesses in Wandsworth are looking forward to the increased footfall and opportunities that the new Tube links at Battersea Power Station and Nine Elms will bring.

22 Sep 21

One month until ULEZ reaches Wandsworth

There is now just one month to go until the Mayor of London’s Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) expands to include northern parts of the borough.

24 Sep 21

Social workers in schools improve support for vulnerable children

A scheme that aims to support vulnerable children who attend schools in Wandsworth through early identification and interventions to tackle problems and issues they face is set to be expanded.

22 Sep 21

Tube stops at Battersea! New Underground stations open in once-in-a-lifetime Northern line extension

The Leader of Wandsworth Council, Cllr Ravi Govindia, was one of the first passengers on the brand new Northern line extension today as the Tube started running to Battersea for the first time in its history.

20 Sep 21

Support to help you travel car-free  

This Car Free Day Wandsworth residents are being encouraged to find out about the support on offer to help them choose active travel.   

17 Sep 21

New look playground on the horizon at King George’s Park

King George’s Park in Southfields is to get a new look £167,000 playground whose final design was shaped by local families.

22 Sep 21

Tooting residents support plan to curb cut through traffic by St George’s

Residents living next door to Tooting’s St George’s Hospital have backed a scheme to prevent motorists using their neighbourhood as a cut through.

21 Sep 21

Secondary schools inviting parents to open days as part of admissions process for September 2022

Secondary schools across the borough are throwing open their doors to prospective parents and pupils in a series of open days ahead of next month’s deadline to apply for a school place.

13 Sep 21

First phase of scheme to provide safer streets and support active travel through Nine Elms completes ahead of new Tube line opening

Just days ahead of the opening of the brand-new tube link to Battersea and Nine Elms, another transport infrastructure project involving Wandsworth Council, Transport for London and Battersea Power Station has been completed to support active travel and public transport options through this part of the borough.

17 Sep 21

Make sure your household details are up to date

The borough’s Electoral Services team has now begun its latest canvass of Wandsworth’s eligible voters so that local people’s voices can be heard in any forthcoming election or referendum.

08 Sep 21

Fishponds Playing Fields to remain open for families to enjoy

Following a successful pilot scheme over the summer which saw families enjoying a range of activities at Tooting’s Fishponds Playing Fields, a programme of future outdoor family events has now been drawn up through to the end of the year.

09 Sep 21

Steps taken to keep schools safe

With all pupils now back in the classroom, Wandsworth Council is reassuring parents that measures are being taken to keep their children safe.  

03 Sep 21

Tooting’s new ‘pocket park’ officially open

The Mayor of Wandsworth Cllr Richard Field has today (Tuesday) officially opened Tooting’s new neighbourhood pocket park.

07 Sep 21

Wandsworth ready to support Afghan refugees

Wandsworth Council is ready to play a full part in the Government’s plan to welcome Afghan refugees into the country.

20 Aug 21

Advice for small firms on where to find funding

Businesses can get tips later this month on how to access funding to get back on their feet post-Covid.

01 Sep 21

Work to start on £250k upgrade of Battersea Park’s toddlers and junior playground

Work is scheduled to begin next week on a £250,000 upgrade of the play equipment at Battersea Park’s toddlers and junior playground.

01 Sep 21

Removal of obsolete phone kiosks welcomed

The borough’s transport and highways spokesman Cllr John Locker has welcomed a commitment by telecoms company BT that it is removing 24 redundant phone kiosks from Wandsworth’s streets.

03 Sep 21

St John’s Hill bridge reopens to traffic two weeks ahead of schedule

The council has today (Monday) largely completed its major works project to repair and strengthen the St John’s Hill railway bridge two weeks ahead of schedule.

23 Aug 21

Still time to join the borough’s army of home composters

There’s still time for people to get involved with a new eco-project to encourage home composting across the borough.

24 Aug 21

More new council affordable homes coming to Furzedown

Planning permission has been granted to transform garages at The Alders Estate, Aldrington Road, SW16 into 34 new, affordable homes.

27 Aug 21

Caught on Camera is back – help us catch fly-tippers

No one likes a fly-tipper, which is why Wandsworth Council is re-launching its CCTV appeal - back by popular demand - to catch litter louts in the act.

23 Aug 21

Plans unveiled for 111 new bike hangars in 74 locations

The council has unveiled a list of 74 residential streets across Wandsworth which could soon have a total of 111 bike hangars installed.

26 Aug 21

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